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Iced Earth Announce Bassist Replacement and New Live DVD

Florida power-metallers, Iced Earth have announced yet another new member to their ever-changing line-up along with details of a new live DVD.

Bassist Freddie Vidales, who only joined the Jon Schaffer led outfit in 2008, has been replaced by Fury UK's Luke Appleton.

Iced Earth have just completed shows in Shanghai and Beijing and have announced even more dates to their already massive World Dystopia tour with shows in India and Cyprus, both of which will feature on the band's upcoming new live DVD.

"The decision of where to do the next IE live album and DVD was not an easy one.  We have experienced so many amazing audiences around the world that we really wish we could film them all.  However, the electricity and atmosphere of the first show in Cyprus was so killer that we are convinced this is the best place to do our next DVD.  Who knows what the future holds? There will be many more albums and touring cycles...your city may be next!", says Jon Schaffer

Full show details as follows:

June 16, 2012 IND - Bangalore - Bangalore Open Air

August 19, 2012 CYP - Limassol - Kourion

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